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Breene Harimoto

Harimoto: Strip Berg’s Voting Rights Until He Calms Down

Harimoto: Strip Berg’s Voting Rights Until He Calms Down

Honolulu Council chair won't let clash hurt District 1 residents.
Off The Beat: ‘Fact-Finding’ Versus Stating The Obvious

Off The Beat: ‘Fact-Finding’ Versus Stating The Obvious

City Council members' rail report does little to justify international fact-finding trip.
Rail Report Reveals Little About Ansaldo’s Problems

Rail Report Reveals Little About Ansaldo’s Problems

Council members don't shed much light on original purpose of fact-finding trip.
Council Division on Rail Led to Shake-Up

Council Division on Rail Led to Shake-Up

Ikaika Anderson says majority of council members want new transportation leadership.
Honolulu City Council Moving to Oust Nestor Garcia as Chairman

Honolulu City Council Moving to Oust Nestor Garcia as Chairman

City Council reorganization would put Ernie Martin at helm, Ikaika Anderson as vice chair.
Facts Kept Secret In City’s Fact-Finding Rail Trip

Facts Kept Secret In City’s Fact-Finding Rail Trip

Six weeks later, Honolulu City Council members still have not submitted report.
What You Won’t Learn From Honolulu Council Financial Disclosure Forms

What You Won’t Learn From Honolulu Council Financial Disclosure Forms

Civil Beat review shows problems with disclosures of business interests, real estate investments.
Keeping the Beat — And Keeping Tabs On Rail

Keeping the Beat — And Keeping Tabs On Rail

From threats of lawsuits to tracking where the new rail agency's board members live, lots happened with rail this week.
Council Transportation Chair Gives Glimpse of Fact-Finding Trip

Council Transportation Chair Gives Glimpse of Fact-Finding Trip

Harimoto shares some facts, few opinions about investigation.

Harimoto Confirms So-Called ‘Blunderground’ In Denmark Had Problems

Honolulu council member says Copenhagen Metro issues resolved.

City Lawyers Told Council Members What Not To Ask On Rail Fact-Finding Trip

Council Transportation Committee Vice Chair Ernie Martin mum about specifics.
First Hawaiian’s Horner Now on Rail, Education and Tourism Boards

First Hawaiian’s Horner Now on Rail, Education and Tourism Boards

Bank CEO among six new appointees to Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit.
Harimoto: ‘God Intervened’ In Dispute with Mayor

Harimoto: ‘God Intervened’ In Dispute with Mayor

Honolulu City Council Transportation Chairman says he's patched up differences with Carlisle.

Inside Honolulu: April 7

UPDATED 5:19 p.m. Light, medium or heavy rail? Mayors show unity, don't agree on union deal.
Honolulu City Council Divided Over Chairman’s Ethics

Honolulu City Council Divided Over Chairman’s Ethics

Civil Beat survey finds concern about Garcia's failure to disclose outside job.

December 2011

Thursday, December 1

Harimoto: Strip Berg’s Voting Rights Until He Calms Down

June 2011

Tuesday, June 21

Off The Beat: ‘Fact-Finding’ Versus Stating The Obvious

Rail Report Reveals Little About Ansaldo’s Problems

Wednesday, June 15

Council Division on Rail Led to Shake-Up

Honolulu City Council Moving to Oust Nestor Garcia as Chairman

Tuesday, June 14

Facts Kept Secret In City’s Fact-Finding Rail Trip

May 2011

Friday, May 27

What You Won’t Learn From Honolulu Council Financial Disclosure Forms

Friday, May 20

Keeping the Beat — And Keeping Tabs On Rail

Wednesday, May 11

Council Transportation Chair Gives Glimpse of Fact-Finding Trip

Harimoto Confirms So-Called ‘Blunderground’ In Denmark Had Problems

April 2011

Friday, April 29

City Lawyers Told Council Members What Not To Ask On Rail Fact-Finding Trip

Tuesday, April 19

First Hawaiian’s Horner Now on Rail, Education and Tourism Boards

Wednesday, April 13

Harimoto: ‘God Intervened’ In Dispute with Mayor

Thursday, April 7

Inside Honolulu: April 7

Tuesday, April 5

Honolulu City Council Divided Over Chairman’s Ethics

Saturday, April 2

Tea Party’s Berg Cheapest On Honolulu City Council

March 2011

Wednesday, March 30

Honolulu Mayor: “I Don’t Remember” Meeting Over Rail Concerns

Thursday, March 24

Unity on Rail a Good Sign, Harimoto Says

Wednesday, March 23

Honolulu Transit Chair Says He Has Serious ‘Concerns’ About Rail

January 2011

Tuesday, January 4

Inside Honolulu: Jan. 4

December 2010

Thursday, December 30

Inside Honolulu: Dec. 30

Thursday, December 2

Inside Honolulu: Dec. 2

November 2010

Saturday, November 13

Inside Honolulu: Nov. 15

Thursday, November 11

Inside Honolulu: Nov. 11

Wednesday, November 10

Inside Honolulu: Nov. 10

Tuesday, November 9

530 South King: Nov. 9, 2010

September 2010

Friday, September 17

City Council Races: Bring on the General Election!

Thursday, September 9

Council Candidates Emerge as Financial Front-Runners